Friends and Society Membership

By contributing to the BSO Annual Fund as a friend or Higginson Society Member, YOU HELP MEET THE IMMEDIATE NEEDS OF THE ORCHESTRA AND ENJOY A NUMBER OF exclusive BENEFITS.
Your gift provides the Symphony the freedom to reach new heights of musical artistry. Epic works, beloved classics, world premieres, and BSO commissions will be masterfully performed throughout the season, often in collaboration with internationally renowned guest artists, vocalists, and conductors.

Donors who give $100 or more become members of the Friends of the BSO. Those who give $4,000 or more become members of the Higginson Society. In appreciation, we offer you exclusive benefits and privileges for the year ahead, all designed to honor your membership support and enhance your experience of the BSO.

Download the current 2021-22 Friends and Higginson Society benefits (PDF)

Your membership supports:

  • Annual BSO season concerts
  • Collaborations with distinguished guest artists and conductors
  • Youth and Family Concerts
  • Chamber music performances
  • Free community concerts
  • National and international tours
  • Commissions and world premieres
  • Preservation of Symphony Hall

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Contact Information

Friends of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Symphony Hall
301 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Telephone: (617) 638-9276


Higginson Society
Kara O'Keefe, Associate Director of Individual Giving, Annual Funds
Symphony Hall

301 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Telephone:(617) 638-9259


Tax Identification Number
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Inc. is a US tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Tax ID Number: 04-2103550).

All gifts to the BSO are tax-deductible as allowed by law.